Identifying Gifted Students


Understanding Your Child’s WISC-V Scores

The Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition, or WISC-V, is an individually administered intelligence test, or IQ test, designed for children between the ages of 6 and 16. In total, the test only takes about an hour to administer; however, children may take the WISC-V as a part of a more comprehensive neuro-psychological evaluation which may take several hours.

Stanford Binet

Understanding Your Child’s Stanford Binet Scores

The Stanford-Binet is an individually administered adaptive intelligence test. While the WISC-V is now the most commonly administered IQ test for children, the Stanford-Binet has been around the longest. It measures five weighted factors in both verbal and nonverbal abilities. The five factors are: knowledge, quantitative reasoning, visual-spatial processing, working memory, and fluid reasoning.

Understanding NWEA MAP(RIT) Scores

The NWEA MAP Test is an adaptive achievement test that allows educators and parents to measure student performance and growth. The test creates a personalized assessment experience by adapting to student responses. The NWEA MAP test is offered in more than 7,400 schools nationwide. Unlike many tests, the NWEA MAP test provides each student with a unique set of questions based on their responses to previous questions.

Is my child gifted? A Guide to Identification

Is my child gifted?  It’s the thought on all of our minds.  They seem to pass all of the developmental milestones early.  Their vocabulary might be advanced.  Their math skills might blow you away.  They’re creative.  They ask hundreds of questions and they always want to know why.  Sometimes it seems like they can figure …

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